Mission:

TO BRING A QUALITY ARTS EDUCATION TO EVERY CHILD IN THE CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS SYSTEM.


 www.ingenuity-inc.org
 |  440 N WELLS ST STE 505 Chicago IL 60654-4584

Ingenuity Incorporated Chicago is headquartered in Chicago, IL, has an EIN of 61-1652413, and is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.  It is classified by the IRS as a Educational Organization, with a ruling year of 2011.

(Source: IRS Business Master File and Form 990)


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Encompass Rating System by Charity Navigator


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Overall Score (BETA)

100

out of 100

This charity's score is a passing score.

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...   Finance & Accountability


Charity Navigator evaluates a nonprofit organization’s financial health including measures of stability, efficiency and sustainability. We also track accountability and transparency policies to ensure the good governance and integrity of the organization.


Finance & Accountability Score (BETA)

100

out of 100

This charity's score is a passing score

This Beta V1 of Finance Score provides a baseline measure of an organization’s health including the indicators listed in the details section below.

This score represents Form 990 data from latest filing year 2018.



Finance & Accountability Rating Highlights

Higher Effect on Score

Board Composition

12/13 Independent

We look for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of members identified as independent.

Lower Effect on Score

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

3.90%

Charity Navigator looks for a ratio less than 50%.

No Effect on Score

Total Revenue

$2,537,667

Charity Navigator doesn’t evaluate revenue amounts or sources in Beta V1. An organization’s size can affect whether and how we evaluate other indicators.

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Finance & Accountability Report

100

of 100 points (BETA)

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Overview

Overview

The Finance and Accountability Score provides a basic measure for organizational health. At this time, it comprises 100% of a charity's Overall Score.

Program Expense Ratio

79.84%

Higher effect on score

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The Program Expense Ratio is determined by Program Expenses/Total Expense (average of most recent three 990s).


For a passing score, Charity Navigator looks for a ratio of 70% or higher. Charities that fall below 50% will receive zero points for the two financial metrics.


Source: IRS Form 990

Board Composition

12/13 Independent

Higher effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of those members identified as independent.


Source: IRS Form 990

Independent Review/Financial Audit

Audited

Higher effect on score


For organizations larger than $1million in total revenue we expect to see that the charity completed an audit.


This indicator is not part of the score for organizations less than $250k in total revenue and is removed from the scoring methodology.


For charities under $1million but over $250K in total revenue we expect to see that the charity completed an Audit, Review or Compilation.


Source: IRS Form 990

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

3.90%

Lower effect on score


The Liabilities to Assets Ratio is determined by Total Liabilities/Total Assets (most recent 990).


Charity Navigator looks for a percentage less than 50%.


Source: IRS Form 990

Website Listed

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for a website on the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


Nonprofits act in the public trust and reporting publicly on activities is an important component


Source: IRS Form 990

...   Impact & Results


Charity Navigator will evaluate available data on the results that a nonprofit organization achieves towards delivering on its stated mission. There are many ways to assess such impact and we intend to experiment and develop leveraging various methodologies.


Impact & Results Score (BETA)

Coming Soon

Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not provide an evaluation of the organization's program impact and the results of its work. If a nonprofit organization submitted their self-report impact data to any of our partners it will be displayed below.



Impact & Results Rating Highlights

This organization's programs include:

Amount Spent
% of Program Expense
Program Description

$2,096,060

100%

INGENUITY'S EFFORTS PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING: (1) SERVES AS A CONTINUING SOURCE OF INFORMATION AND RESEARCH OF THE VALUE AND PREVALENCE OF ARTS EDUCATION FOR CHICAGO STUDENTS; (2) IS A TIRELESS ADVOCATE  ... (More)

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Impact & Results Report

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Overview

Overview


Impact & Results data is available for this charity from one or more of our data partner organizations.

Impact & Results scores are not available in Encompass Rating System Beta V1.

GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

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Note: Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not incorporate impact data into a charity's rating.


Results Reported in 2018

63

Percentage of CPS schools offering robust, impactful arts education programs to students

This metric reflects the percentage of schools rated as Strong or Excelling in the arts based on their overall arts staffing, infrastructure and access on the Creative Schools Certification scale.


68

Percentage of CPS schools that have at least one full-time arts instructor to every 350 students


54

Percentage of CPS elementary schools that offer at least two hours of weekly arts instruction

Across the District, this metric continues to be the most challenging to shift. Ingenuity continues to partner with CPS to develop strategies to help principals schedule the arts in the school day.


96

Percentage of CPS schools prioritizing the arts by providing data on their arts education infrastructure, staffing and programs

For the first time, 100% of District-managed schools provided their arts education data to Ingenuity for the 2017-18 school year.


2,355

Number of arts educators - principals, teachers and teaching artists - participating in Ingenuity's free professional learning opportunities

This exponential growth from 2017 to 2018 reflects the sector's growing recognition and consumption of Ingenuity's professional learning opportunities.



ImpactMatters Data


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Note: Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not incorporate impact data into a charity's rating.


GlobalGiving


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GlobalGiving Data is unavailable

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Note: Encompass Rating Beta V1 does not incorporate impact data into a charity's rating.


Classy


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...   Leadership & Adaptability


Charity Navigator will provide an assessment of the organization’s leadership capacity, strategic planning, and the ability to readily innovate or respond to changes in constituent demand/need or other relevant social and economic conditions to achieve the organization’s mission.


Leadership & Adaptability Score (BETA)

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...   Culture & Community


Charity Navigator will provide an assessment of the organization’s people operations, connectedness and engagement with the constituents and communities served, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion measures.


Culture & Community Score (BETA)

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